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Re: OT: Database Encryption (now required by law in Italy)

From: Mitch Pirtle <mitchy(at)spacemonkeylabs(dot)com>
To: Silvana Di Martino <silvanadimartino(at)tin(dot)it>
Cc: Lamar Owen <lowen(at)pari(dot)edu>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: OT: Database Encryption (now required by law in Italy)
Date: 2004-03-07 13:25:46
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Silvana Di Martino wrote:

> Regarding this topic I have a dream: the hyerarchical permission architecture 
> of OS/400 (and many other IBM OSs for mainframe) ported to Linux. Just imagine 
> this: you have a omnipotent "root" who can access the machine from the 
> console only, a whole set of powerful, configurable administrators who can 
> act from the net, each of them devoted to administer a specific part of the 
> OS or of the File System, and finally a crowd of simple users, with 
> configurable permissions. Nobody would have more power of what it actually 
> need for his job, not even the root.

Great, then all of my linux users, thanks to the administrators in their 
physical presence, would get an account with SECADM privileges.


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